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Mar 18, 2013 11:00pm EDT
. as i say i'm particularly pleased to be able to speak of a great irishman paul of dwyer on many occasions as a new yorker who was a battler for the underdogs and outsiders. he never forgot where he came from improved it on so many occasions. i want to say a few words on the issue, on the cause of something that is so close to our hearts and people around the world which is our democracy. i am personally honored that the george washington university should be -- bestowed upon me making democracy -- and i do appreciate that. was it not george washington who said perseverance and spirit have done wonders in all ages. here in the united states and in ireland we have the privilege and indeed on too many occasions to many people take our democracy for granted. and it is precisely because we do have democracy that makes our duty to all those countries and all those peoples struggling to achieve and to assert their democratic rights and make them all the more urgent and indeed all the more sacred. as they struggle to achieve and to assert their democratic rights in many different locati
Mar 20, 2013 11:00pm EDT
brand paul and they will do great work in this recovery in particular. the key question after storm like this is weather was in aberration or a harbinger of things to come. a few short readers to go hurricanes along the north eastern half of east coast were relatively uncommon. hurricane sandy is the third major hurricane to threaten or strike the northeast coast in the last three years. hurricane irene devastated parts of east coast in 2011 and the year before that hurricane earl was a major threat. unfortunately the northeast midland and other volatile areas are expected to see more frequent and larger storms like sandy in the future. just this year just last month in fact the government accountability office at the new area to its high-risk list and the impact change the federal government. gao explained among other things climate change could support the threatened costs coastal areas of agriculture productivity increasing in tent city and frequency of severe weather events. gao also argued that the federal government is not prepared to do with the impacts of climate change and recom
Mar 21, 2013 11:00pm EDT
that will bring about a generational change that will be very hoped we. marco rubio, paul ryan, alisa to, bobby jindal. a very clear shift moving forward. one other thing is his numbers have been rising pretty dramatically and i'm pretty sure 50% is not upside down and i suspect to see that with governors as well. >> comcast chairman and ceo brian roberts spoke at the economic club of washington. robert sarver founded comcast in 1963 feet condition for the future of the media to elegy industry. this is 50 minute. [inaudible conversations] >> can i get your attention, please. attach them, please. [inaudible conversations] everybody, please says. thank you very much. special guests brian roberts is the chairman and ceo of comcast. comcast is a comp me which is now a market capitalization of $107.63 billion of revenue and about $20 billion of earnings. a very credible company and story will talk about for a moment. the company was started in 1963 when brian's father bought a come to me in tupelo. that is for others presley was born. but it's better known now as the place where comcast was born. co
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